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It seems that all of Amsterdam can be found on or near this major street including shops, restaurants, clubs and museums.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“dam square” (17 reviews)
“major brands” (3 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy shopping street, great for those addicted to shops especially clothing and shoes but no different to any main street in any major city. Chain stores (and not the upmarket ones either) wall to wall people eating on the hoof. Who goes to Amsterdam for...More

Thank Roger_Swindells
Reviewed 1 week ago

This crowded major shopping street originates from around 1340 runs between Dam Square (1270) to the Muntplein Square (1487) in the historical center of Amsterdam. The 750 m long street derives its name from the cattle market that was held between 1486-1629. It's the most...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of clothes stores, electronics, fashion, smart shops. Check out H&M (there's about 10 of them), Primark and C&A for decent priced shirts, pants and shoes. Etos, Body Shop, everything's here. Recommended.

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 31 August 2017

You could really be in any city as you walk along this route. Running south from Dam Square many of the big brand names are here - River Island, Top Shop, etc. Ok if that's what you are after, but there are nicer local shops...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

If your looking for designer outlets or local brands, this street has it all. Missed the sales but still found good bargains for entire family.

Thank Maya S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Unavoidable as it is THE touristy area and you are bound to come across this street when you are in Amsterdam. On one single day, I crossed it 4-5 times walking to and fro. It's right next to dam square and full of souvenir shops,...More

Thank sidd2015
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is your ordinary high street, not the designer branded shops, but the mid priced ones like H&M and some stores not in the UK. Is about 1k from Dam Square and can get very busy. Great Amsterdam cheese shop near the far (flower market)...More

Thank lou1232013
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This busy shopping street lines about 500 metres from damn square. Step down at the dam square tram station and go straight to the madame tussaud. The street just next to the madame tussaud. For people who really like shopping, this is a place must...More

Thank rahmadimd
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Kalverstraat is the main shopping street in the Amsterdam. it runs north from Munttoren tower to Dam Square for about one kilometer . The street have almost all famous shops and stores you need for shopping. You can enjoy shopping from big brands stores down...More

Thank Omar O
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a very busy shopping street. Like others have said, it has many stores that we have in the US. Great if that's your thing and you don't mind fighting the crowds. Personally, I don't usually go on vacation to shop. I'll look for...More

Thank TerLem
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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23 August 2016|
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Response from Colin M | Reviewed this property |
The prices can really vary but there is always a deal to be found there, just depends on what you want. Clothing prices can be as cheap or as expensive as you want. Shoes are fairly expensive there so would advise going... More